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Job openings with Kelowna Museums Society
Career opportunities at the Kelowna Museums range from administrative and support roles to curatorial, research, and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a summer job placement or a career in one of Canada’s most attractive cities, you just may find your next great adventure with the Kelowna Museums team.
Please note: interested applicants must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have a valid work permit issued by the Government of Canada. Additional requirements may apply. Please check the job posting to confirm eligibility.
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for a Conservation Technician!
The Kelowna Museums Society has an exciting opportunity for a student to spend their summer working as a Collections Technician behind the scenes at a fascinating, busy and fun institution! The Collections Technician is actively involved in assisting the institution in upholding professional standards in the collections management and in helping support the Society’s reconciliation and repatriation goals. The Collections Technician’s primary duty is cataloging artefacts. Cataloguing involves photographing, researching, documenting and numbering artefacts. The Collections Technician also helps preserve collections through proper care and handling and by practising preventative conservation.
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for a Conservation Intern!
The Conservation Intern is actively involved in assisting the institution in upholding professional standards in the preservation and conservation of its artefact collections. The Intern will be tasked with executing preventative conservation measures as well as completing conservation treatments on a variety of material types, and will help support the Society’s reconciliation and repatriation goals. The Conservation Intern will work in the Ursula Surtees Regional Conservation Laboratory, a state-of-the-art facility located on the ground floor of the Okanagan Heritage Museum. Opportunities to learn and practice new skills and techniques will be provided throughout the internship. This is a unique opportunity to work behind the scenes at a fascinating, fun and exciting institution.
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for an Archives Technician!
The Kelowna Museums Society has an exciting opportunity for a student to work behind the scenes at a fascinating, busy and fun institution! The Archives Technician is actively involved in assisting the institution in upholding professional standards in the collections management and preservation of its archival collections. The Archives Technician’s primary duty is inventorying and cataloging archival collections. Cataloguing involves researching, documenting and numbering archival materials. The Archives Technician also helps preserve collections through proper care and handling and by practising preventative conservation.
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for a Collections Coordinator!
The Kelowna Museums Society (KMS) is seeking an innovative, collaborative and organized professional, skilled in collections management, preventative and treatment conservation, digital museum practices, and working with volunteers and seasonal staff in this community-focused cultural heritage organization. The Collections Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the Kelowna Museums Society’s artifact collections are managed, conserved, and accessed in alignment with professional museum standards of practice. As a member of the Collections & Research Team, the Collections Coordinator supports curatorial strategy and community-based research, facilitates researcher access, and is accountable for collections care and conservation, and the management of information assets. The Collections Coordinator supports the organization’s implementation of digital strategy through their stewardship of KMS’s database and leading special projects to advance digital collections management practices.
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for an Event Assistant!
The Kelowna Museums Society is looking to add to its pool of casual Event Assistants for daytime evening and weekend events at the historical Laurel Packinghouse. Under the direction of the Operations Manager and/or the Rental Supervisor, the Rental Assistant works on-site during rental events on an as-needed basis. They represent the Kelowna Museums to renters, and provide the renter with support and supervision during rental events. The position may also fill in at the front desk of the museums.